[Matroska-devel] Re: Dirac Video Codec

Jory Stone jcsston at jory.info
Tue Oct 5 17:22:32 CEST 2004

I tried to calculate the maximum length of a matroska file with the main 
timecodes are stored as 64-bit unsigned integers. After about 100,000+ 
centuries I lost count...


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Subject: [Matroska-devel] Re: Dirac Video Codec

> The stars so gaily glistened... (Tue, 05 Oct 2004 09:28:18 +0200 @352)
> ...while the fading voice of Steve whispered through the darkness:
> SL> To be more precise, the frames have a relative timecode to the 
> Cluster.
> SL> The Cluster has an absolute timecode.
> I wonder, if for long files, there was sense in 3 levels of hierarchy.
> Say,  >>SuperCluster{timecode reltive to file start = absolute}[ 
> ...SubClusters{timecode relative to SuperCluster}(Blocks)]<<
> IF such a Supercluster, for example, would have it's own seek table, etc, 
> that maybe could be better for seeking remote(streaming) files.
> Also for long files (real long) absolute timecode values might become too 
> long?
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